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For the word, see Gertcha at Wiktionary.
Gertcha cover.jpg
Single by Chas & Dave
from the album Don't Give a Monkey's
Released May 1979
Format Vinyl
Genre Novelty
Length 3:50
Label EMI
Writer(s) Chas & Dave
Chas & Dave singles chronology
"The Sideboard Song"

"Gertcha" is a song from Chas & Dave's 1979 album "Don't Give a Monkey's", which was released as a single in May 1979 and entered the UK Singles Chart at #67.[1] The song stayed in the charts for 8 weeks[1] and peaked at number #20 on 30 June 1979.[2] In addition, the song was used as the music behind a notable television commercial for Courage Bitter.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "The Official Charts Company - Gertcha by Chas And Dave Search". The Official Charts Company. 10 August 2013. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "1979-06-30 Top 40 Official UK Singles Archive". The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Fletcher, Winston (January 17, 2006). "Obituary: John Webster". London: The Guardian. Retrieved 2008-06-27.